Call via the Internet by using is becoming one of the cheaper alternative communication right now. Skype is one of the most popular solution is used to telephone via Internet. Skype is a program of communication VoIP (Voice Over Internet Protocol) technology with a P2P (peer to peer). This program can be downloaded for free on the Internet for free.
For you who like to chat (chat) and want to see recipient face directly like on video call, you can utilize the webcam features in the Skype. How to activate the webcam on Skype ?
1. Click the Tools menu in Skype, and select Options.
2. In the Options window, click the button “Video Settings” in the left window. Set the setting webcam to your preference. Make sure you have the menu Enable Skype Video.
3. If you want to change camera settings, such as brigtness, contrast, click the Settings tab Webcam then click Apply.
Skype is a peer-to-peer Internet telephony service that is free for Skype-to-Skype calls. The service also allows Skype users to call mobiles and landlines, and vice-versa. Skype has special charge plans for non-Skype-to-Skype calls. Skype is expanding from its traditional computer-based calls to mobile applications. Skype was founded by Niklas Zennstrom and Janus Friis who were also the founders of the file sharing application Kazaa and the peer-to-peer television application Joost. Skype is different than other VoIP services in that it uses a peer-to-peer model instead of a server-client model. Its main competitors include GizmoProject, PeerMe and Jajah.